Archive for the ‘Bombers’ Category

Defenders of Freedom, Offutt AFB Air Shows… I remember them!

Let’s look at some air show warbird memories from Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base, which hosted a series of fantastic shows in the late 1990s and into this Millennium. Classics came from the south (especially from Texas), from the northeast, from the southeast, and from the west.  Although held in the not-so-distant past, the Defenders of Freedom Air Show […]

Warbirds at the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Air Show

Written by Daniel O. Myers, photos by the author. Government budget cuts and a federal sequestration precipitated a four year suspension to the Joint Base Andrews air show. Returning with renewed enthusiasm, the theme for 2015 was “America’s Airfield: Celebrating History, Celebrating Freedom.” The celebration was an opportunity for the Joint Base to say “Thank […]

Warbirds at the NAS Oceana Air Show, September 2015

The Photography of Bob Finch The 2015 edition of the NAS Oceana Air Show presented some noteworthy warbirds, as seen here on this web page.  Others not pictured here but who presented aerial demonstrations during the show included the Warrior Flight Team’s pair of L-39 Albatrosses, the GEICO Skytypers SNJ-2s, and Bill Leff in his T-6 […]

The 2015 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show

Photography by Frank Ertl Ypsilanti, Michigan has a great yearly warbird air show, known as Thunder Over Michigan.  The 2015 version didn’t disappoint.  One of the best parts of this show happens behind the scenes, and offers four chances to get different and uncluttered photos of your favorite warbirds.  These special photo passes, which afford great vantage […]